Situation of human rights in Myanmar

Year

2024

UN Body

Human Rights Council

Session

55

Session Type

HRC Regular

Agenda Item

4

Country Concerned

Myanmar

Condemnatory

No

Analysis

  • The resolution strongly condemns the February 2021 military coup in Myanmar and serious violations by the Myanmar armed forces, including arbitrary arrests, disproportionate use of force, and violations against the Rohingya. The resolution also extends the mandate of the Special Rapporteur and endorses the work of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission and the Independent Investigative Mechanism.
  • In the past, Myanmar strongly objected to this resolution, calling it “politicized” and “one-sided,” and “categorically rejected” the FFM and the extension of its mandate.
  • Moreover, the resolution was adopted under Item 4, the primary framework for addressing country-specific human rights situations, signaling criticism.

Main Sponsors

European Union

Vote

Consensus

Key Praise

None

Key Criticism

None

Full Vote

  • Yes0

  • No0

  • Abstain0

  • Absent0